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Grilled Lime Chicken Recipe

Grilled Lime Chicken Recipe

A wonderful citrusy marinade makes this chicken tangy and tasty. A few hours before dinner, simply marinate the chicken for a fuss-free meal later on.—Lisa Dougherty, Vacaville, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Flatten chicken breasts to 1/4 inch. In a resealable plastic bag, combine the lime juice, oil, onions, garlic, 2 tablespoons dill and pepper; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate 2-4 hours.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill chicken, uncovered, over medium-hot heat for 6-7 minutes on each side, or until a meat thermometer reaches 170 °. Sprinkle with remaining dill. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 235 calories, 12 g fat (0 saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.